photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
Glass negative (black and white); view of the inside of a stadium, with a group of Native North American men and children standing next to a tipi, wearing cloth tunics, leggings, and moccasins; the men are also wearing warbonnets and carrying bows and arrows; the children are also wearing headbands; a large group of Native North American people are in the background; Quebec, Canada.
- Production date
Height: 8.20 centimetres
Width: 10.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Context: this image is B14/3 as described in the list in PicDoc 312, which states "Men and children in front of tipis. Quebec. '17' .”
Context: It is possible that the people depicted are Kahnawake Mohawks, who in this era collaborated on various pageants, including pageants surrounding Quebec City’s three hundredth anniversary celebrations in 1908.
- Not on display
- Digital copy: saturation and levels adjusted.
- Acquisition date
- 1982 (March)
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased lot 93 from Phillips Auction house at their photographic auction on Wednesday March 17th 1982 at 12 noon. The auction catalogue entry for lot 93 reads:
"93 North American Indians, one hundred and sixty-eight glass negatives, showing tribes and their environment, many taken from books and newspapers, but some original, fifty-five family plates including London street scenes, early 1900's good condition (£30-50)."
These glass negative came with a list with the title "Glass negatives purchased at Phillips 1982".
The plates of London street scenes were transferred to the Museum of London in September 1982.
For the documentation related to the sale see PicDoc312.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 17 (series number)